Category: Kids Ministry News

Palm Sunday Fun Day!

Join First Church for our annual Easter Egg Hunts on Palm Sunday, April 14th. Everyone is invited to join us after our 11 a.m. worship service for an afternoon of fellowship and fun! We are excited to host a few local food trucks in our own parking lot to allow everyone to picnic on the…
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Get Moving!

The Children spring musical, Go and Tell, is in full swing. Please make sure your children are available to practice each and every Wednesday between now and May 1. We’ll perform the music – complete with acting, music, and movement – at 6:15 p.m., Wednesday, May 1. Don’t miss the sneak peek Sunday, April 28!…
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Kanisa Camp

This summer will be the 4th year we hold Kanisa Camp at First Church! Kanisa Camp is an engaging, exciting, Bible based day camp open to all children in our community. Kanisa Camp provides daily hands on experiences through which campers encounter God in surprising and fun ways. We focus on developing the body, mind,…
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Project Transformation

This summer will be the 12th year we sponsor Project Transformation (PT)! Project Transformation is a high quality, structured summer literacy camp with an emphasis on reading for under served children in the Bartlesville community. We focus on developing the mind, body, and spirit of participants and help them reach their full potential. There is…
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PJ Sunday!

Sunday, March 10 is the day we switch to daylight savings time. It’s just a minor nuisance setting the clocks in our house forward the night before, but most of us have more trouble setting our body clocks forward. Getting going that first day is always a struggle! Save yourself a little time on Sunday,…
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Children Being Good Stewards

Many Mini Missions is coming up soon! During the season of Lent, beginning March 7, our group of kiddos will begin a 6-week course on Thursday evenings 4:30-6 pm. The subject is Being Good Stewards, and we’ll concentrate on three areas: People Animals Planet Earth We’re excited to share this ministry with our young missionaries.…
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Welcome to Our New Staff!

The Staff-Parish Relations Committee has hired two new staff members to serve in our Christian Formation and Education area. Shalon (rhymes with Allen) Reynolds will be our new Director of Christian Formation and Education. She will give oversight to the lifelong process of formation from birth to most senior adults. Shalon will give primary focus…
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Your Gifts Are Needed!

We kicked off Midweek Message on January 9 with 38 kids! We expect those numbers to grow as kids return to their school routine. We are looking for some people who feel moved by the Holy Spirit to share God’s love with the youngest in our church. We are looking for more volunteers for both Wednesday Nights and…
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Night of Joy

Night of Joy will be December 5 from 5 -8 p.m. This whole church Christmas event will get you in the mood for Christmas. Join us as we eat dinner together, do fun Christmas activities with our families and then join together for an interactive Christmas play and Sing Along. Come bask in the joy of…
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Thanksliving Camp will be held on November 19-20 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Volunteers are needed to serve as shepherds and activity leaders. Please contact Felicia Bumgarner if you would like to volunteer. Thanksliving camp is open for students Pre-K through 5th grade. Space is limited so register early! Register here!